‘Tujhe Aahe Tujpashi’, the evergreen Marathi play by the incomparable Pu La alias urushottam Laxman Deshpande is back in Goa after a gap of 10 years, with 9 shows including one at Open Air Auditorium, Kala Academy on December 12, slated to be performed by an impressive cast.Read More »
By Sachin Chatte
The dust has settled on the 41st International Film Festival of India, the biggest annual event in Goa. Even though it is the oldest festival in Asia, IFFI is yet to acquire a name for itself as far as International festivals are concerned.
By Shweta Patwardhan
Of late I have been watching a strange phenomenon on prime time television. There are at least three advertising commercials in which a woman is seen thrusting her extra clean underarm at unsuspecting fellow male passengers with a super confident demeanour.
By Dhananjaya Bhat
In the Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya in Bombay, also known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, there is an unattributed 17th century Mughal miniature of Madonna with Infant Jesus, with priests of different religions, especially Hinduism revering the Child Jesus.
By Prajal Sakhardande
The word ‘hippie’ was very common in Goa till the mid 80s, especially along the coastal belt. The year 1969 saw the advent of the hippie movement in Goa.
By Mário Cabral e Sá
Is Ravi Naik the same Minister for Home, who on December 2 berated the Goa Police, especially the investigating officers in charge of police stations, for failing to properly investigate cases registered in their jurisdiction; the same Ravi Naik who on umpteen earlier occasions said that the Goa Police was as good as the best and that Goa could do without calling in the CBI, even in difficult cases?
By Tomazinho Cardozo
Educational institutions should have been the centre of all round development of children, but, unfortunately, most schools do not cater to this as they [the institutes] are enslaved by the examination system and hence concentrate all their efforts in getting 100 per cent results, in the bargain sacrificing many other talents of students.
By Papiya Bhattacharya
Seema is 62 and lives in Mumbai. Till about 16-17 years ago Seema was a vivacious person with an enviable education, who had chosen to remain unmarried. The turning point in her life came when she decided to live alone in a secluded place for a few years.
By Khushwant Singh
What does your religion mean to you? I suggest that on religious festivals after performing expected rituals, people should spend a little time — about half-an-hour — in silence and ask themselves: “What does my religion really mean to me?” Hindus could do this on Ram Navmi or Diwali, Muslims on Eid-ul Fitr, Christians on Christmas, Sikhs on the birth anniversaries of the founder of Sikhism — Guru Nanak.
By Abbey Scheer
I’ve written about the Bahamas before, but I just thought I’d have to write again about my trip last week.